Priya Bhavani Shankar

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Born (1988-12-31) 31 December 1988 (age 30)[1]
ResidenceChennai, Tamil Nadu[3]
Occupationmodel,actress,TV presenter
Years active2011-present

Priya Bhavani Shankar[4][5][6] is an Indian television presenter and actress, known for her role in Meyaadha Maan (2017) and film Kadaikutty Singam (2018).[7]

Personal life[edit]

Priya Bhavani Shankar was born in Mayiladuthurai.[8] Her first recognition was a Television News presenter in Tamil Puthiya Thalaimurai[9] News Channel. She became very popular once started acting as a serial actress in Star Vijay Television Kalyanam Mudhal Kadhal Varai.[7][10]

She began her career as a software engineer at Infosys,[citation needed] after her Bachelor's Degree in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering from B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology.[citation needed] After entering the media industry she did her Master of Business Administration (MBA).[11]


Year Program Role Channel
2011 - 2014 News News presenter Puthiya Thalaimurai TV
2014 – 2017 Kalyanam Mudhal Kadhal Varai Priya Arjun Star Vijay
2015[12] Jodi Number One Celebrity Host Star Vijay
2015 Filmfare Awards South Host Star Vijay
2015-2016 Airtel Super Singer Season 5 Celebrity Host Star Vijay
2016 Kings of Dance Host Star Vijay


Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Role Notes
2017 Meyaadha Maan Madhumitha Debut film
2018[13][14] Kadaikutty Singam Poompozhil Chellama
2019 Kuruthi Aattam TBA Filming
2019 Monster TBA Filming


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  5. ^ "Priya BhavaniShankar (@actresspriyabshankar) • Instagram photos and videos". Retrieved 30 March 2018.
  6. ^ "Priya Bhavani Shankar". Retrieved 30 March 2018.
  7. ^ a b Subhakeerthana, S (29 October 2017). "I'm not heroine-material: Priya Bhavani Shankar". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  8. ^ F, C (28 July 2015). "Priya to get married soon, won't act in teleserials anymore". Kollytalk. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  9. ^ Mejel, Prince (8 January 2017). "Famous TV actress Priya Bhavani Shankar's debut". Currently Globally. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  10. ^ Vishwanathan, Akshara (22 October 2017). "Madhu Recreated As Meyadha Maan: Short Film To Cinema & Small Screen To Big Screen". The Guindy Times. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  11. ^ Purushothaman, Kirubhakar (8 June 2017). "Priya Bhavani Shankar: From telly to silver screen". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  12. ^ Subhakeerthana, S (26 July 2015). "I can never replace Divyadarshini: Priya Bhavani Shankar". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  13. ^ "Priya Bhavani Shankar confirmed for Karthi's project". Cinema Express. 10 November 2017. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  14. ^ "Suriya-Karthi's first collaboration titled Kadaikutty Singam". The Indian Express. 15 January 2018. Retrieved 15 February 2018.